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Tony Halme

Tony Christian Halme was a Finnish politician, athlete, author and actor. Halme was a member of the Finnish Parliament from 2003 to 2007, representing the True Finns party. He was also known by the pseudonym Viikinki he used while appearing in Gladiaattorit, a Finnish version of the TV game show Gladiators, in the 1990s.

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Tony Hancock

Anthony John Tony Hancock was an English comedian and actor.

Type: Comedian, actorNationality: British

Tony Harrison

Tony Harrison is an English poet and playwright. He is noted for controversial works such as the poem V, as well as his versions of dramatic works: from ancient Greek (eg the tragedies Oresteia and Hecuba, from French Molière's The Misanthrope, from Middle English The Mysteries. He is also noted for his outspoken views, particularly against the Iraq War.

Type: Poet, dramatist, librettistNationality:

Tony Hatch

Anthony Peter Tony Hatch is an English composer, songwriter, pianist, music arranger and producer.

Type: Composer, songwriter, pianist, producerNationality:

Tony Hawk

Anthony Frank Tony Hawk, nicknamed The Birdman, is an American professional skateboarder and actor. Hawk gained significant fame for completing the first 900, as well as his licensed video game titles distributed by Activision. He is widely considered one of the most successful and influential pioneers of modern vertical skateboarding.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Tony Hayward

Anthony Bryan Tony Hayward is a British businessman, the former chief executive of oil and energy company BP. He replaced John Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley on 1 May 2007. His tenure ended on 1 October 2010 in large part due to the circumstances of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He was replaced by Bob Dudley.

Type: BusinessmanNationality:

Tony Hendra

Tony Hendra is an English satirist and writer who has worked mostly in the United States. Educated at St Albans School and Cambridge University, he was a member of the Cambridge University Footlights revue in 1962, alongside John Cleese, Graham Chapman and Tim Brooke-Taylor.

Type: writer, actorNationality:

Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman was an award-winning American author of detective novels and non-fiction works best known for his Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels. Several of his works have been adapted as big-screen and television movies.

Type: Author, novelist, journalist, educatorNationality: American

Tony Hsieh

Tony Hsieh is a Taiwanese American CEO of online shoe and clothing shop Zappos.com. Prior to joining Zappos, Hsieh co-founded and sold the internet advertising network LinkExchange to Microsoft in 1999 for $265 million.

Type: Businessman, entrepreneurNationality: American

Tony Iommi

Frank Anthony Tony Iommi, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom) is an English guitarist and songwriter, best known as a founding member of pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, its sole continual member through multiple personnel changes.

Type: Musician, songwriter, producerNationality: English

Tony Jaa

Tatchakorn Yeerum (Thai: ทัชชกร ยีรัมย์, RTGS: Thatchakon Yiram, pronounced [tʰát.t͡ɕʰā.kɔ̄ːn jīː.rām]; born February 5, 1976; formerly Phanom Yeerum (Thai: พนม ยีรัมย์, [pʰā.nōm jīː.rām])), better known internationally as Tony Jaa and in Thailand as Jaa Phanom (Thai: จา พนม, RTGS: Cha Phanom, [t͡ɕāː pʰā.nōm]), is a Thai martial artist, actor, action choreographer, stuntman, director and Buddhist monk. His films include Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior (2003), Tom-Yum-Goong (also called Warrior King or The Protector) (2005), Ong Bak 2: The Beginning (2008), Furious 7 (2015) and Sha po lang 2 (also called SPL II: A Time for Consequences or Kill Zone 2) (2015).

Type: screenwriter,actor,writer,Thai boxer,choreographer,film director,film producer,film actor,taekwondo athleteNationality: Thailand

Tony Judt

Tony Robert Judt, FBA ( JUT; 2 January 1948 – 6 August 2010) was an English-American historian, essayist and university professor who specialised in European history. Judt moved to New York and served as the Erich Maria Remarque Professor in European Studies at New York University, and Director of NYU's Erich Maria Remarque Institute. He was a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books. In 1996 Judt was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 2007 a corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

Type: professor,historian,non-fiction writerNationality: United Kingdom

Tony Kaye

Tony Kaye (born 8 July 1952) is a British director of films, music videos, advertisements, and documentaries.

Type: cinematographer,music video director,film director,film producerNationality: United Kingdom

Tony Kornheiser

Anthony Irwin Tony Kornheiser is an American sportswriter and former columnist for The Washington Post, as well as a radio and television talk show host. Kornheiser has hosted The Tony Kornheiser Show on radio in various forms since 1992, co-hosted Pardon the Interruption on ESPN since 2001 with Michael Wilbon, and served as an analyst for ESPN's Monday Night Football from 2006-2008.

Type: Nationality: Austrian

Tony Kushner

Anthony Robert Tony Kushner is an American playwright and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. He co-authored with Eric Roth the screenplay for the 2005 film Munich, and he wrote the screenplay for the 2012 film Lincoln, both critically acclaimed movies.

Type: playwright, screenwriterNationality:

Tony La Russa

Anthony Tony La Russa, Jr. is a former Major League Baseball manager and infielder, best known for his tenures as manager of the Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, and St. Louis Cardinals. La Russa managed teams to six league championships and three World Series titles, and ranks third in all-time major league wins by a manager, behind Connie Mack and John McGraw.

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Tony Lema

Anthony David Tony Lema was an American professional golfer who rose to fame in the mid-1960s, but lost his life at age 32 in an aircraft accident. His most prestigious victory was his only major title, the 1964 Open Championship at the Old Course at St Andrews.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai

Tony Leung Chiu-wai (born 27 June 1962) is a Hong Kong actor. He is considered one of Asia's most successful and internationally recognized actors and was named as "Small Tiger" among Five Tiger Generals of TVB. He has won many international acting prizes, including the Cannes Film Festival award for Best Actor for his performance in Wong Kar-wai's film In the Mood for Love. Leung has been called "Asia’s answer to Clark Gable", and is widely considered the best native Hong Kong actor of his generation. He was named by CNN as one of "Asia's 25 Greatest Actors of All Time".Leung is known for his collaborations with director Wong Kar-wai, with whom he has worked in seven films including Chungking Express (1994), Happy Together (1997), In the Mood for Love (2000), and The Grandmaster (2013). He also appeared in three Venice Film Festival Golden Lion-winning films, including A City of Sadness (1989), Cyclo (1995) and Lust, Caution (2007), directed by Ang Lee. Leung also stars in the Academy Award-nominated film Hero, and the box office hits Hard Boiled (1992) and Infernal Affairs (2002).

Type: actor,singer,film actorNationality: People's Republic of China

Tony Levin

Anthony Charles Tony Levin is an American progressive rock musician, specializing in bass guitar, Chapman stick and upright bass.

Type: Musician, songwriterNationality: American